Anselmo Moreno demonstrated in defeat against Shinsuke Yamanaka that he remains one of the best bantamweights in the world.
Photos from Tokyo of Shinsuke Yamanaka’s narrow split-decision win over slick veteran Anselmo Moreno to retain his WBC bantamweight title.
Weigh-in photos for Shinsuke Yamanaka vs. Anselmo Moreno, the Nos. 1 and 3 bantamweights, which will take place in Tokyo on Tuesday (Monday in the U.S.).
On Tuesday, undefeated pound-for-pounder Shinsuke Yamanaka will defend his WBC title against Panamanian veteran Anselmo Moreno in Tokyo.
Long-reigning WBA bantamweight titleholder Anselmo Moreno lost his belt by a sixth-round technical decision to Juan Carlos Payano on Friday in Mesquite, Texas.
It looks like RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is looking for a new opponent since Top Rank Promotions seemingly pulled his WBO mandatory, Chris Avalos out of their scheduled fight.
The last two weeks have been relatively quiet in terms of action involving RING-rated fighters. However, some of the magazine’s top-10 contenders were in action, such as heavyweight Odlanier Solis, who lost to Tony Thompson and was dropped from the rankings.
RingTV.com has a live round-by-round update of tonight’s featherweight rematch during which former RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire scored a ninth-round TKO over ex- flyweight and 115-pound beltholder Vic Darchinyan.
Vic Darchinyan on Nonito Donaire: “I’m going to come and expose him and show to all of the world that I can beat him, and not only just beat him, but I can beat him easily.”
Vic Darchinyan will get a shot at revenge against Nonito Donaire six years after Donaire’s left hook knocked him out in the fifth round.
Wednesday’s press conference featuring Mikey Garcia and rival Rocky Martinez, plus Nonito Donaire and Vic Darchinyan, was streamed live on Top Rank’s website.
Brandon Rios’ wife gave birth to their third child on Monday. The former lightweight titleholder has five children, all of whom are named after professional boxers.
Former RING junior featherweight champion Nonito Donaire and RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia will return to the ring on Nov. 9 as part of a tripleheader on HBO.